The cure for cabin fever: December 26 events

After 24 hours stuck in the house with family, too much pie and wrapping paper wreckage, it’s time to venture out. By December 26 you could probably use a dose of live music, craft beer and people who aren’t related to you. If that’s not the case, bring the relatives with you — the day after Christmas offers up options for listeners of every ilk.

All events listed take place on Friday, Dec. 26. For more ideas, check out Clubland.

• Lyric (pictured; funk, pop, rock, soul) at Highland Brewing Co. tasting room, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• Mike Pilgrim & Drew Kirkpatrick (gypsy jazz) at Classic Wineseller in Waynesville, 7 p.m.

• Mark Shane (R&B), at the Iron Horse Station in Hot Springs. 7-10 p.m.

• Xpresso (Latin jazz piano), at Lex 18, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; followed by DJ Cosmo Q (electro-swing), 11 p.m.-2 a.m.

• Yess-I (roots, rock, reggae), at Pisgah Brewing Co., 8 p.m. Free.

• Don Lewis & Marc Keller (Americana, rock), at The Bywater. 8 p.m.

• One Leg Up (Gypsy jazz), at Cork & Keg, 8:30 p.m.

• Hometown Holiday Jam and pin-up pageant at 185 King Street in Brevard. 9-11:45 p.m., $10 members/$15 non-members.

• Dex Romweber with Couple Skate (surf, rockabilly) Jack of the Wood, 9 p.m., $8.

• Carolina Wray (pop-country, Americana), at the Town Pump in Black Mountain. 9 p.m., free.

• Ben Hovey (electro-soul, jazz, dub), at Aloft Hotel’s Wxyz Lounge. 9 p.m.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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